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Sudan signs Abraham Accords with US, paving way for Israel normalization

Sudan signed the “Abraham Accords” with the United States, paving the way for the African country to normalize ties with Israel.

Israel’s first female haredi pilot flies Netanyahu to Greece

El Al’s first female fervently Orthodox pilot flew Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu...

OECD projects continued growth for Israel in 2017-18

After a strong 2016, the economy is expected to continue to grow...

Israel to invest $1B in solar energy in West Africa

The West African regional group ECOWAS signed a memorandum of understanding with...

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Statements

EJC to host joint International Holocaust Remembrance Day event with the European Commission

The European Jewish Congress, will host an online event marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day on 25 January 2021 at 16:00 CET in cooperation with the European Commission.

The event will feature EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor, Margaritis Schinas, Vice-President of the European Commission, and Holocaust survivor Tomi Reichental.

EJC welcomes practical handbook on the IHRA definition of antisemitism

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor welcomed the publication of a handbook for the practical use of the working definition of antisemitism of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) as a key tool in the fight against anti-Jewish hatred in Europe.

EJC President Kantor calls EU Court of Justice ruling “a heavy blow to Jewish life in Europe”

European Jewish Congress President Dr. Moshe Kantor has slammed the ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union which allows member states to permit the requirement of stunning before religious slaughter of animals for meat, as a fundamental attack on the basic rights of Jewish religious expression and practice.